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Winter king : Henry VII and the dawn of Tudor England

Author: Thomas Penn
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, [2013] ©2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Simon & Schuster pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Profiles Henry VII as an enigmatic and ruthless king of a country ravaged by decades of conspiracy and civil war, discussing the costs of establishing a Tudor monarchy and the ways he set the stage for Henry VIII's reign.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Henry, King of England; Henry, King of England
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Penn
ISBN: 9781439191576 1439191573
OCLC Number: 829695408
Notes: Originally published in Great Britain by Penguin Books Ltd., 2011.
Description: xxvii, 448 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps, genealogical table ; 22 cm
Contents: Prologue: Red rose, avenger of the white --
Blood and roses --
Not a drop of doubtful royal blood --
Richmond --
He seeks in all places to destroy me --
Now must you supply the mother's part also --
Change of worlds --
No sure way --
Council learned --
Our second treasure --
Null and void --
This day came De la Pole --
New heaven, new earth --
A state of avarice --
Extraordinary justice --
Courage to be bold --
Savage harshness made complete --
The art of dying --
Rich, ferocious, thirsting for glory.
Responsibility: Thomas Penn.

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Profiles Henry VII as an enigmatic and ruthless king of a country ravaged by decades of conspiracy and civil war, discussing the costs of establishing a Tudor monarchy and the ways he set the stage for Henry VIII's reign.

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